STORIES ABOUT THE Faces behind the brands
Meet inspiring founders and discover innovative niche brands from Europe

March, 2021

Story Number 11:
Story about rediscovering Natural Skincare! Skin Matter is here to shake things up! 

Neuer Online Shop Skin Matter | skin-matter.com setzt sich mit Stereotypen der natürlichen Hautpflege Auseinander und fordert die Branche zu einem ganzheitlichen Ansatz und mehr Transparenz auf.



March, 2021

Story Number 10:
Science Behind The Skincare Brand
is The Ultimate Codex!

Honest talk with Barbara Paldus, the founder of Codex Beauty about how to transform the beauty industry with some serious science...



March, 2021

Story Number 9:
"Keep it fresh, baby!" with uncompromising Nordic brand Nuori and its founder Jasmi Bonnén.

"Making “product freshness” our mission has also meant making life hard for ourselves from day one. Everything we are doing is the opposite of what has been done before, but in my vision there was just no room for compromise..."


February, 2021

Story Number 8:
Your Body is a PLANET! 🌍

And you are 50% Bacteria*


*this is not an insult! :)


You are made up of human cells and of billions of bacteria living together in perfect harmony. If you look after them, they will look after you.


Marie Drago, the founder of this French brand - Gallinée tell you more about her microbiome journey!


January, 2021

Story Number 7:
"Wait a Minute" with the Finish "Forest" Brand - Hetkinen

HETKINEN is a Finnish word and means "wait a minute" and is also used to say "take a minute" or " a moment".


When Finn thinks of something he or she could say “hetkinen”. Nowadays, when life has gone more scheduled and busy, it is important to take care of yourself and "take a minute" for yourself. When you, for example, put hand balm on yourself, it is your moment. You own this moment for yourself.


December, 2020

Story Number 6:
The One & Only Adventskalender 2020.
Limited, Exclusive, Unique.

Wir glauben es auch nicht wirklich, wie wir das geschafft haben, aber this is happening! Unser aller erster der Self-Care Adventskalender ist da!


In Kooperation mit Nyra Design, einem Berliner Label mit nachhaltigen Produktionsprozessen und zeitloser Ästhetik für Everyday Life Accessories, haben wir uns für die bevorstehende Weihnachtszeit etwas ganz Besonderes für euch überlegt: Ein Self-Care (Advents) Kalender 2020. 


 24 Geschenke, 4 Beutel und unendlich viel Liebe!


Nehmt euch die 24 Vorweihnachtstage bewusst die (Aus-)Zeit um euch etwas Gutes zu tun.


November, 2020

Story Number 5:
Teenage Skin Reborn - TEEN Acne vs ADULT Acne

Acne might be one of the most mysterious skin conditions – even though there are many theories and causes, there is no real proof why some people get acne while others stay unharmed.

Acne affects up to 95% of teenagers and about 15% of adults. Although acne can be persistent, there are several natural ingredients that are proven to treat and prevent this condition.


October, 2020

Story Number 4:
Hot Now - Skincare Trends You'll See Everywhere

Perfect Skin is ALWAYS in!


But what are the power techniques, ingredients and approaches to achieve it? Here are the top things rocking the skincare and beauty industry at the moment.


September, 2020

Story Number 3:
Five massage moves to lift your skin? Yes, please! 

Having a healthy and radiant complexion isn’t only about what you apply, but how you apply your products, too. Sweeping on serums and creams with the right technique can only boost the benefits. Here is how!

Having a healthy and radiant complexion isn’t only about what you apply, but how you apply your products, too. Sweeping on serums and creams with the right technique can only boost the benefits. Here is how!

Having a healthy and radiant complexion isn’t only about what you apply, but how you apply your products, too. Sweeping on serums and creams with the right technique can only boost the benefits. Here is how!


August, 2020

Story Number 2:
Let's get real with CODEX BEAUTY CODE from Ireland

Let's get real there’s been a lot of talk about transparency and natural ingredients in the beauty industry. Codex Beauty decided to begin with a clean slate. Rather than incrementally make a blacklist of chemicals to extract from products, they drew inspiration from the Codex Alimentarius, a collection of internationally adopted food and health standards, and then developed its own set of core principles, guidelines and ethical codes of practice. So what is this Codex Beauty Code about?


July, 2020

Story Number 1:
Magical Spell From Lithuania with SMELLS LIKE SPELLS

"We always and everyday:


1. Count the money in the morning and never in the evening

2. We do not take out the rubbish in the evening

3. we do not wipe the floor in the evening

4. we do not keep our bags on the floor


…all these tips are the old secrets of abundance magic."